Ancient Egypt Architecture Quiz Questions!

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Ancient Egypt Architecture Quiz Questions!

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  • 1. 
    Great temple of abu simbel is one of the rock hewn temples commanded by the indefatigable king ______. 
    • A. 

      Thotmes IV

    • B. 

      Hatshepsut

    • C. 

      Thotmes I

    • D. 

      Ramesis II

  • 2. 
    What were the Kings & Pharohs of Egypt buried in first?
    • A. 

      Pyramids

    • B. 

      Temples

    • C. 

      Tombs

  • 3. 
    Within the temple, where was the image of the God kept?
    • A. 

      Chamber

    • B. 

      Cult

    • C. 

      Crypt

  • 4. 
    True of False: The workers built their own tombs?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What were the two main parts of the tomb?
    • A. 

      Cult & Chamber

    • B. 

      Crypt & Chamber

    • C. 

      Cult & Crypt

  • 6. 
    About how hany pyramids are there built for the Kings of Egypt?
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      150

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      King Sneferu

    • B. 

      King Djoser

    • C. 

      King Khufu

  • 8. 
    True or False: The largest pyramid ever built was the Great Pyramid of Giza: Khufu?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What did they belive would happen if they mummified the Pharoh's body after death?
    • A. 

      The Pharoh's soul would come back to life in a new person

    • B. 

      The Pharoh would live forever

    • C. 

      The Pharoh would go to heaven

  • 10. 
    Roughly how tall is the Great Sphinx?
    • A. 

      20 metres

    • B. 

      15 metres

    • C. 

      60 metres

  • 11. 
    True or False: The Great Sphinx was carved out of one piece of stone?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      He was killed

    • B. 

      He became Thutmose IV

    • C. 

      Nothing

  • 13. 
    Who does the head of the Sphinx represent?
    • A. 

      King Kahfre

    • B. 

      A God

    • C. 

      King Khufu

  • 14. 
    Tomb house made to take the body at full length
    • A. 

      Mastaba

    • B. 

      Stele

    • C. 

      Pyramid

    • D. 

      Tumulus

  • 15. 
    The upright stone found in mastaba
    • A. 

      Menhir

    • B. 

      Stele

    • C. 

      Pyramid

    • D. 

      Tumulus

  • 16. 
    Pharaohs burial place
    • A. 

      Menhir

    • B. 

      Stele

    • C. 

      Pyramid

    • D. 

      Tumulus

  • 17. 
    Best example is pyramid of king zoser  imhotep is the architect oldest surviving masonry bldg in the world
    • A. 

      Bent pyramid

    • B. 

      Pyramid of king senusret

    • C. 

      Pyramid of giza

    • D. 

      Step pyramid

  • 18. 
    Best example is the pyramid of king senusret  it is alway called the blunt pyramid
    • A. 

      Pyramid of king senusret

    • B. 

      Pyramid of giza

    • C. 

      Bent pyramid

    • D. 

      Step pyramid

  • 19. 
    Its also called the pyramid of cheops it is the highest pyramid in giza it stand 750 ft.
    • A. 

      Pyramid of khufu

    • B. 

      Pyramid of khafra

    • C. 

      Pyramid of menkaura

    • D. 

      Pyramid of mykerinos

  • 20. 
    Its also called the pyramid of chefren it stand 705 ft.
    • A. 

      Pyramid of menkaura

    • B. 

      Pyramid of khafra

    • C. 

      Pyramid of mykerinos

    • D. 

      Pyramid of khufu

  • 21. 
    Its also called the pyramid of mykerinos it stand 218 ft.
    • A. 

      Pyramid of menkaura

    • B. 

      Pyramid of khafra

    • C. 

      Pyramid of cheops

    • D. 

      Pyramid of khufu

  • 22. 
    He is the responsible of making Rock hewm tomb
    • A. 

      Amenemthat I

    • B. 

      Menhutep II

    • C. 

      Senusret

    • D. 

      Hatshepsut

  • 23. 
    Responsible for building the great temple of amon, kharnak
    • A. 

      Amenemthat I

    • B. 

      Menhutep II

    • C. 

      Senusret

    • D. 

      Hatshepsut

  • 24. 
    The 1st develop obelisk was erected by 
    • A. 

      Amenemthat I

    • B. 

      Menhutep II

    • C. 

      Senusret

    • D. 

      Hatshepsut

  • 25. 
    The Queen of egypt, shes famouse about of her funeral temple 
    • A. 

      Amenemthat I

    • B. 

      Menhutep II

    • C. 

      Senusret

    • D. 

      Hatshepsut

  • 26. 
    It is also called the tomb of  nobility, cut deep into the mountain rock in egypt
    • A. 

      Mastaba

    • B. 

      Rock hewn tombs

    • C. 

      Obelisk

    • D. 

      Great temple of ammon kharnak

  • 27. 
    The new empire of egypt 18th to 30th dynasty he is responsible for the additional work to the  temple of ammon kharnak 
    • A. 

      Thotmes II

    • B. 

      Hatshepsut

    • C. 

      Thotmes I

    • D. 

      Ramesis I

  • 28. 
    Responsible for clearing away of sand for the sphinx  
    • A. 

      Thotmes IV

    • B. 

      Hatshepsut

    • C. 

      Thotmes I

    • D. 

      Ramesis I

  • 29. 
    Great temple of abu simbel is one of the rock hewm temples commanded by the   indefatigable king ______. 
    • A. 

      Thotmes IV

    • B. 

      Hatshepsut

    • C. 

      Thotmes I

    • D. 

      Ramesis II

  • 30. 
    Ptolemy period commerced the Ligth House for the Pharoah
    • A. 

      Ptolemy II

    • B. 

      Ptolemy I

    • C. 

      Ptolemy III

    • D. 

      Ptolemy IV

  • 31. 
    Great Temple of Ammon Kharnak is the most Grandest temple in egyptian planning & was coommerced by 
    • A. 

      Thotmes IV

    • B. 

      Hatshepsut

    • C. 

      Amenemthat I

    • D. 

      Thotmes I

  • 32. 
    Egyptian architectural character  simplicity , monumental , and _________
  • 33. 
    Egyptian system of construction
  • 34. 
    King most powerful official
    • A. 

      Son of pharoah

    • B. 

      Vizier

    • C. 

      Chancelor

    • D. 

      Chief steward

  • 35. 
    He controls the royal treasures, granaries & supervises the census
    • A. 

      Son of pharoah

    • B. 

      Vizier

    • C. 

      Chancelor

    • D. 

      Chief steward

  • 36. 
    Incharge of the kings personal estate & household
    • A. 

      Son of pharoah

    • B. 

      Vizier

    • C. 

      Chancelor

    • D. 

      Chief steward

  • 37. 
    Parts of egyptian templemassive slopping towers fronted by an obelisk known as gateways in egypt
    • A. 

      Hypaethral court

    • B. 

      Pylon

    • C. 

      Hypostyle hall

    • D. 

      Sanctuary

  • 38. 
    Parts of egyptian templelarge outer court open to the sky
    • A. 

      Hypaethral court

    • B. 

      Pylon

    • C. 

      Hypostyle hall

    • D. 

      Sanctuary

  • 39. 
    Parts of egyptian templea pillared hall in which the roofs rest on column
    • A. 

      Hypaethral court

    • B. 

      Pylon

    • C. 

      Hypostyle hall

    • D. 

      Sanctuary

  • 40. 
    Parts of egyptian templeusually surrounded by passages & chambers used in connection with temple service
    • A. 

      Hypaethral court

    • B. 

      Pylon

    • C. 

      Hypostyle hall

    • D. 

      Sanctuary

  • 41. 
    Parts of egyptian templewhere mystical monster were placed
    • A. 

      Hypaethral court

    • B. 

      Pylon

    • C. 

      Avenue of the sphinx

    • D. 

      Sanctuary

  • 42. 
    Responsible for the colonaded courtyard using papyrus bud capitals
    • A. 

      Thotmes IV

    • B. 

      Hatshepsut

    • C. 

      Amenhotep

    • D. 

      Thotmes I

  • 43. 
    Are monumental pillars usually in pairs at the  temple entrances considered the symbol of   "heliopolis" the sun God.
    • A. 

      Sphinx

    • B. 

      Pylons

    • C. 

      Obelisk

    • D. 

      Tower

  • 44. 
    Sphinx body of a lion head of a man
    • A. 

      Androsphinx

    • B. 

      Heirosphinx

    • C. 

      Criosphinx

    • D. 

      Vultron

  • 45. 
    Sphinx body of a lion head of a hawk
    • A. 

      Androsphinx

    • B. 

      Heirosphinx

    • C. 

      Criosphinx

    • D. 

      Vultron

  • 46. 
    Sphinx body of a lion head of a ram
    • A. 

      Androsphinx

    • B. 

      Heirosphinx

    • C. 

      Criosphinx

    • D. 

      Vultron